Yes, no replacement
Yes, but with a replacement
No, we should wait until it goes bankrupt
No, its not going to go bankrupt
Veni. Vidi. Vici.
-Gaius Julius Caesar
The Only Thing to Fear is Fear Itself.
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Trust me, I don't vote for liberals, but these days, I'm finding it harder and harder to vote for so-called conservatives either.
That the OLD were harmed by the Depression is undeniable. So was everyone else. But it was a wonderful excuse to create a dependency program in violation of the strictures of the Constitution, wasn't.
That's what families are for.It is not, nor has it ever been intended to be a lifetime paycheck that you can live on, it's to keep you off the streets eating out of trash cans.
That's what charities are for.
That's not what governents are for, and that's not what the Constitution allows.
You mean, getting a rate of return of 0.5 to 1.0 % on the dollar as opposed to the much greater rates of return on private investments, plus the added bonus of creating an inheritable estate to be handed down for private accounts versus a $255 dollar burial voucher when you croak from Social Security?As such, I have no problem with it, so long as it's a system where you get back what you paid into it, plus whatever interest has accrued over the years and nothing more.
[quote]I really object to people who paid little or nothing getting the same cut as people who paid lots of money throughout their entire lives.[/qutoe]
The Mayor really objects to the government having first claim on a man's paycheck.
There's no reason, from your above post, you should feel any sort of ideological separation from the enemies of the Republic labeling themselves as "liberals", "progressives", or "socialists".Trust me, I don't vote for liberals, but these days, I'm finding it harder and harder to vote for so-called conservatives either.
SS is a prime example of what happens when congress thinks it is smarter than the constitutional boundaries and the lapdog courts think that ignoring the tenth amendment will allow for the greater good
Give a man a fish, or he will destroy the only existing vial of antidote.